5 Reasons You Should Never Tie Your Dog Outside a Shop

5 Reasons You Should Never Tie Your Dog Outside a Shop

Question for you: Would you leave your toddler tied up outside a shop? Universal answer: “No!” We’ve read the papers, we’ve heard the news: horrific stories of child abduction and murder. Most parents won’t take their eyes off their children, and with good reason. Why is your dog different? Do you not care what may befall him? There are five big reasons why you should never leave your dog tied up. 1. He Can Be Stolen Sadly, this happens all too often. Dogs can be snaffled from gardens. How much easier to take one who already has a handy lead … Continue reading

3 Important Reasons Dogs Need to Be Inside a Crate In a Car

Crate Advantages for Your Pet Dog

While some animal activists may condemn the practice of crate training, I beg to disagree with their complaints about this common practice.   Organizations like PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) compare placing dogs in these temporary enclosures to putting them into prison. They point out cruel training techniques and keeping animals confined for long periods of time, but that’s the owner’s fault and not how many canines feel about being in a crate. Since dogs are inherently “den” animals, most of them feel perfectly safe and content inside this temporary confine. Crate training a dog, or even … Continue reading

5 Good Reasons You Should Insure Your New Pet

Insure Your New Pet: What Are the Advantages?

Investing in a pet is a big decision and one that shouldn’t be taken lightly. After all, cats and dogs live for twelve to eighteen years on average and birds can live several decades. Any creature brought into your home becomes part of your family and you want to treat them as such. But what does litter box training or playing fetch have to do with pet insurance? Is insurance on our pets really necessary? 1. Peace of Mind Let’s face it, many of us purchase a pet or take one in without being fully prepared for the emotional journey … Continue reading